How to Read Egyptian Hieroglyphs: A Step-by-Step Guide

How to Read Egyptian Hieroglyphs: A Step-by-Step Guide

Description

A practical teach-yourself course on ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs for the general reader. In this text, the grammar of ancient Egypt is introduced using the inscriptions found on monuments, with an emphasis on learning to read and translate accurately. A series of 43 exercises accompanies an easy to follow ten-step guide and is supported by a reference section of sign-lists and a short dictionary at the end of the text. Background notes on general topics including gods, royal dynasties and principal sites aim to help the reader to understand the historical concept.


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Details

Author(s)
Mark Collier, Bill Manley, Richard Parkinson
Format
Hardback | 160 pages
Dimensions
164 x 250 x 15mm | 520g
Publication date
30 Mar 1998
Publisher
BRITISH MUSEUM PRESS
Publication City/Country
London, United Kingdom
Language
English
Illustrations note
32 b&w illustrations
ISBN10
0714119105
ISBN13
9780714119106
Bestsellers rank
79,570